Illness

  • People

    Actor Selma Blair reveals battle with multiple sclerosis

    The Cruel Intentions star shares her condition in a moving Instagram post

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
    Published
  • Life

    Mycoplasma genitalium: everything you need to know about the STI superbug

    Because of misdiagnosis, the sexually transmitted disease has built up a worrying resistance to antibiotics

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Food

    This new beer is brewed specially for breast cancer patients

    The taste was developed to appeal to the palates of women undergoing breast cancer treatment.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • People

    FKA Twigs shares how surgery knocked her “confidence as a woman”

    The singer doubted if her "body would ever feel the same again."

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Visible Women

    She broke the Atlantic rowing record – months after having a tumour removed

    Kiko Matthews became the fastest woman ever to row solo across the Atlantic, despite recently having gone through neurosurgery

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    This woman texted a wrong number – and something amazing happened

    If only all wrong number stories were as heartwarming as this

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
    Published
  • Life

    Signs and symptoms of septicaemia blood poisoning

    A recent episode of Call The Midwife has brought the infection to the nation's attention

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Life

    Teen uses graduation photoshoot to raise awareness of alopecia

    “Madisyn has had a positive attitude about the loss of her hair since day one”

    Posted by
    Helen Booth
    Published
  • Life

    “Why are women so prone to cyberchondria?”

    Lucy Mangan on why we must resist the urge to google our symptoms

    Posted by
    Lucy Mangan
    Published
  • Life

    We all need to be aware of this little-known symptom of ovarian cancer

    Only 1% of women know this common symptom of ovarian cancer

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published